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The Rosetta Project is a global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers working to build a publicly accessible digital library of material on the nearly 7,000 known human languages. The collection currently contains nearly 100,000 pages of material documenting over 2,500 languages, as well as a growing multimedia collection of modern and historical language recordings.



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Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
Topics: Icelandic, native speaker, reading, isl
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by brigita silina, ruta bruninsh, gundega nigale
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A candid conversation in Latvian from Brigita, Ruta, and Gundega.
Topics: latvian, latvia, conversation, chat
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Christian
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Lost frog story told in Dutch
Topics: dutch, kids, story
Community Video
by Morris, Carla Dee
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This a short video presented in American Sign Language by Carla Morris to introduce herself and the blog entry it will accompany. Carla is a summer intern with the Rosetta Project for the summer of 2010. She is currently a graduate student with the Linguistics department at Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.
Topics: ase, American Sign Language - video text
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Jim Lutz
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My childhood experiences with my grandfather and grandmother
Topic: Mixteco bajo
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kara Wilber
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Hawaiian proverbs, colors, disc drives
Topics: Hawaiian, colors, proverbs, phrases
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Christian
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Talking about food of the Netherlands
Topics: dutch, food, stories
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by evie groch, rosie kaplan
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Evie and Rosie introduce themselves and the Record-a-thon to the other participants.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, introduction, record-a-thon, evie groch, rosie kaplan
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by jordan brown
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In this video, I read part of the first chapter from Leonard Wolf's Yiddish translation of Winnie-the-Pooh (by A.A. Milne). This video is one of four videos comprising the entire first chapter and dedication.
Topic: yiddish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by ian stewart
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Discussion of Russian grammar and other assorted topics, in Russian. Some co-opted English words.
Topics: Russian, rus, non-native speaker, language learner
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by lili ackle
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anita suter from st.gallen, switzerland, talking about her experience in the US and her relation to languages, speaking swiss german, "ostschweizer" dialect
Topics: swiss german, switzerland, german, st.gallen, ostschweiz
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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Slang in a pidgin English that's spoken throughout Southern Africa. Derived from English, Afrikaans.
Topic: slang english
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Peter Stern
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About today.
Topics: English, linguistics
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Duncan MacKinnon
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Talking about the Record-a-thon in English.
Topic: english
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by icek mozes
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Icek tells a story based on a Yiddish joke.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, story, joke, icek mozes, humor, varshe, balegole
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by laura
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Carmen reads the wordless book "Bird's new hat"
Topics: spanish, bird's new hat, wordless book
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by karin wiecha
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Stefania and Barbara, both from Milan, are talking about their home country Italy.
Topics: Italian, ita
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by anita suter
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Lili Ackle from Frick, Switzerland is talking about Switzerland and her experience as an intern in San Francisco. The recording is in the "Aargau" dialect of Swiss German.
Topics: swiss german, switzerland, german, aargau, gsw
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Peter Stern
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A boy, a dog, and a frog reading
Topics: Japanese, wordless book reading
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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Shona, a native Zimbabwean language.
Topic: shona
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Jim Lutz
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Where and why I am participating in the recordathon
Topics: mixteco bajo, recordathon 2011
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Christian
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Talking about water management and geography of the Netherlands
Topics: dutch, geography
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by linda, amanda
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Linda recites some Latvian nursery rhymes with her daughter Amanda.
Topics: latvian, latvia, nursery rhyme, children's story, children's game
The Rosetta Project--Video
by Chihota
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Testing upload for the Language is Life workshop to be held at the Marin Headlands Institute September 16-18. This recording of the Shona language was made by Chihota at the Record-a-thon held at the Internet Archive July 30, 02011.
Topic: shona
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by lauren burkhart
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Talking about the recording process.
Topic: english
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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Finnish folk song.
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by northern california latvian association
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Members of the Northern California Latvian Association explain briefly, in English, the meaning and significance of their dainas (Latvian folk poems). See the following URL for the original recording of the dainas in Latvian: archive.org/details/latvianrecordathon_northern.california.latvian.association_001
Topics: latvian, latvia, dainas, folk poems, folklore, explanation, translation
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by taira, anda, laimonis
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Taira, Anda, and Laimonis give a brief recap, in English, of their conversation about Latvian theater, clothing, and the Ventspils dialect. See original recording, in Latvian, at the following URL: archive.org/details/latvianrecordathon_taira_anda_laimonis_001
Topics: latvian, latvia, theater, art, performance, clothing, costume, dress, ventspils, dialects
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by laura
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Carmen narrates a wordless book "Bird's New Hat.'
Topics: english, wordless book
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Candra Neff
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Candra Neff speaks from the Tuolumne Me-Wuk Phrasebook One in the Central Sierra Miwok language.
Topics: central sierra miwok, csm, me-wuk, miwok, phrasebook, phrases
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by martinsh
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Martinsh sings a little song in Latvian about a cat.
Topics: latvian, latvia, song, cat
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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My story; living in San Francisco.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by anita suter
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Lili ackle from Frick, Switzerland, talking in French about her experience in Geneva, learning a foreign language
Topics: french, switzerland, geneva
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Jean de LA FONTAINE
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French children's poem - Le Courbeau et le Renard
Topics: French, poem
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by ahuva jolish
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Ahuva tells some of her life story in Yiddish.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, story, life story, ahuvu jolish, biographical
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by yiddish record-a-thon participants
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Part 1 of the group discussion, "Why do we still speak Yiddish?" Record-a-thon participants discuss their personal histories with the language, and how it relates to their lives now.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, language, discussion, conversation, why do we still speak yiddish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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My story; living in San Francisco.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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Historical development of Chilapalapa (Fanagalo) with examples.
Topics: Chilapalapa, Fanagalo, history
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by gundega nigale
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Gundega, Ruta, Arturs having a conversation about Latvian clothing, living in Latvia and living in the USA.
Topics: latvian, conversation
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by gundega nigale
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Gundega, Ruta, Arturs discussing Ruta's Latvian outfit and the history of Latvia and living in the USA and Latvia.
Topics: latvian, conversation
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Julia Olszewska
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Looking at picture books about frogs and turtles, dogs, etc.
Topics: Polish, children, storybook
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Peter Stern
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Description of the Japan 2011 earthquake.
Topics: Japanese, japan earthquake 2011
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by joseph luft
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A story and songs in Yiddish by Joseph Luft, with Rosie Kaplan occasionally singing out of frame.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, songs, story, life story, joseph luft
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Jim Lutz
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Mixteco Bajo
Topics: Mixteco Bajo, Numbers
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by marta, brigita silina, arturs
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Marta, Brigita, and Arturs (the cameraman) converse in Latvian.
Topics: latvian, latvia, conversation
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Nicole Engelman
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Nicole speaking in French
Topic: french
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by evelyn rasky, evie groch
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Evelyn converses with Evie Groch about her childhood and family history.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, evelyn rasky, evie groch, childhood, family history
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by yiddish record-a-thon participants
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Part 2 of the group discussion, "Why do we still speak Yiddish?" Record-a-thon participants discuss their personal histories with the language, and how it relates to their lives now.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, language, discussion, conversation, why do we still speak yiddish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by steve nobles
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Reading of Arabic: conversational, proverbs, and songs
Topic: arabic
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Jim Lutz
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Why is important to speak Mixteco
Topics: mixteco, bajo
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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My story; living in San Francisco.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by lauren burkhart
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Talking in English about the recording process.
Topic: english
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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Lord's Prayer in Finnish.
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Chihota
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Swahili.
Topic: swahili
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by marta
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Marta reads selections from the poetry of Imants Ziedonis.
Topics: latvian, latvia, poems, folk poems, songs, literature, imants ziedonis
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by arturs
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Arturs talks about Latvian history.
Topics: latvian, latvia, history
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
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Jørund Gundersen speaking from Oslo Norway in his native Bergen Dialect
Topics: Norway, Bergen, Norwegian
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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Finnish folk song.
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by jordan brown
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In this video, I read part of the first chapter from Leonard Wolf's Yiddish translation of Winnie-the-Pooh (by A.A. Milne). This video is one of four videos comprising the entire first chapter and dedication.
Topic: yiddish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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The names of my two sons. My oldest son was named after my great-grandfather.
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Abigail Bard
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Me talking about one of my best buddies - Ian Stewart, one of the volunteers at the event.
Topics: English, eng, native speaker, fluent speaker
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Charlotte Gibbs
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I am describing my Study Abroad experience in Valencia, Spain and my experience of a European Theatre group, spoken in English.
Topics: english, study abroad, theatre
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by jordan brown
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In this video, I read the dedication to Leonard Wolf's Yiddish translation of Winnie-the-Pooh (by A.A. Milne). This is one of four videos comprising the dedication and entire first chapter of the book.
Topic: yiddish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Kira Liina Inglis
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Explaining when the Danish were trying to convert the Finns to Christianity. It was very difficult...
Topic: finnish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by charlotte gibbs
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My recording describe my Study Abroad experience in Valencia, Spain and my experience of being in a European theatre group during my time there, spoken in Spanish.
Topics: spanish, study abroad, theatre
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Julia Olszewska
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reading picture book about turtles, frogs, etc.
Topics: Polish, children, storybook
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by evelyn rasky
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Evelyn is interviewed by her daughter, Susan, about her childhood and family history.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, evelyn rasky, susan rasky, childhood, family history
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by bashe kuperstein
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Bashe talks about her family history and recites several Yiddish proverbs.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, galicia, poland, world war two, shoah, proverbs, shprikhverter, bashe kuperstein
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by evie groch
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A story in Yiddish from Evie Groch about her beginnings.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, my beginnings, story, biographical, evie groch
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by yiddish record-a-thon participants
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Record-a-thon participants sing Yiddish folks, with Gerry Tenney on guitar. This is part 2 of a two-part recording. Part 1 is available at http://archive.org/details/jewishdiasporarecordathon_gantse.grupe_004
Topics: yiddish, yidish, songs, music, folk songs, chorus
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by yiddish record-a-thon participants
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Part 3 of the group discussion, "Why do we still speak Yiddish?" Record-a-thon participants discuss their personal histories with the language, and how it relates to their lives now.
Topics: yiddish, yidish, language, discussion, conversation, why do we still speak yiddish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by Karl Aspelund
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Icelandic poem "Gunnarsholmi" by Jonas Hallgrimsson (1807-1845)
Topics: Icelandic, poetry, gunnarsholmi, jonas hallgrimsson, isl, native speaker, fluent speaker
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by karin wiecha
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Gustavo tells a story about an avocado tree.
Topics: Spanish, Honduran Spanish, story, spa
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by jordan brown
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In this video, I read the dedication to Leonard Wolf's Yiddish translation of Winnie-the-Pooh (by A.A. Milne). This is one of four videos comprising the book's dedication and entire first chapter.
Topic: yiddish
Rosetta Project Record-a-thon
by linda, armand
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Linda and Armand name Latvian terms for body parts.
Topics: latvian, latvia, body parts, vocabulary